Restaurants

Top Choice International in Little Corn Island

Darinia's Kitchen

For a truly local experience in the Village, reserve an evening meal at this ambitious and eclectic supper club. Self-taught Managua transplant Darinia cooks up a four-course feast that can easily accommodate vegeta…
Top Choice International in Matagalpa

Lunaflor

This fantastic arrival on Matagalpa's dining scene will be a godsend to travellers bored of typical Nica cuisine, with curry and teriyaki-based dishes, bruschetta, bagels and artisanal beer topping the list of thing…
Top Choice Cafe in Moyogalpa

Cornerhouse

Easily the most stylish eating venue on this corner of the island. All-day breakfast is served at this rustic-chic cafe just uphill from the port; the menu features eggs Benedict with roasted tomatoes and fresh basi…
Top Choice Seafood in Bluefields

Cevicheria El Chino

Don't leave Bluefields without trying El Chino's marvelous ceviche, prepared fresh every day and served in small polystyrene cups, alongside an array of auto parts at this unremarkable grocery shop. Choose from shri…
Top Choice Peruvian in Managua

Terraza Peruana

Set on a cool front balcony overlooking a leafy side street, refined Terraza's authentic Peruvian menu takes you from coastal ceviches and tiraditos (Japanese-Peruvian raw fish), to high Andean cuisine. Classics suc…
Top Choice Nicaraguan in Managua

Asados Doña Tania

Come evening, Managuans make their way to this fritanga temple where Doña Tania has perfected her craft over 20 years. There is only one thing worth ordering: strips of marinated meat, smoky and seared and bursting …
Top Choice Nicaraguan in León

Mercado La Estacíon

Head here in the evenings for your fill of the BX, León's famous dish. BX (bajón extremo) was coined by local students in the 1990s; it's the local take on the fritanga, consisting of gallo pinto, slaw, marinated gr…
Top Choice International in Little Corn Island

Desideri

Boasting the most interesting menu in the Village, this popular restaurant overlooking the water tempts hungry travelers with authentic Italian pastas, tasty burritos and the house specialty, lobster Thermidor. Ther…
Top Choice Seafood in Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas)

Restaurante Faramhi

Close to the airport, this popular restaurant serves easily the best food in town. It's a very Bilwi kind of place: the open-air dining area features seashell light shades, a random disco light and a country music s…
Top Choice Steak in Managua

Don Cándido

All heavy wooden beams, exposed brick walls and contemporary art, this smart steakhouse means business. Choose from a sizeable list of cuts of meat – from the beautifully grilled sirloin with crisped ribbons of fat,…